The '''Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum''' (ISGM) or '''Fenway Court''', as the museum was known during Isabella Stewart Gardner
's lifetime, is a museum
in the Fenway-Kenmore
neighborhood of Boston, Massachusetts|Boston
, located within walking distance of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston|Museum of Fine Arts
(although the Museum of Fine Arts's Huntington Avenue
location was constructed after Fenway Court) and near the Back Bay Fens
. The museum houses an art collection of world importance, including significant examples of European art|European
, Asian art|Asian
, and Visual art of the United States|American art
, from paintings and sculpture to tapestries and decorative arts. In 1990, Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum theft incident|thirteen of the museum's works were stolen
; the high-profile crime remains unsolved and the artwork's location is still unknown.
Today, the museum hosts...